I have my
***.netlify.app domain redirected to my actual domain, but they stay indexed in Google?
The redirect actually works, it’s just the indexing in Google that doesn’t get removed even though I have this for months now. I’ve done a
Google can be slow to catch on. I can suggest three ways to speed this up.
- Make sure the pages on your actual domain have a
canonical meta tag.
- Make sure you have
sitemap.xml and submit that in Google’s Search Console
- (This is a pain if you have a lot of pages): In Google Search Console inspect the URL and make sure you do a ‘test live version’ and a ‘re-index’ for both the canonical (actual) URL and the redirected URL.
Google’s help pages have more suggestions, but I can never remember where the info is.
@danielfdickinson1 I’ll give it a try.
However, 3. testing and re-indexing the redirected URL won’t be possible since I don’t own the